Injuries are no laughing matter.
But with strong safety Jaquiski Tartt still recovering from a toe injury he sustained last season, the 49ers are signing veteran Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, his agents told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Wednesday.
Clinton-Dix, 28, is a former first-round pick who made the Pro Bowl in 2016. But he didn't play in any games last season.
In 2019, Clinton-Dix played all 16 games for the Chicago Bears. He totaled 78 tackles, two interceptions and five passes defensed. Over his six-year career, Clinton-Dix has averaged 87 tackles and 2.7 interceptions per season.
"He isn’t ready to go, yet," Shanahan said. 'We thought he would be, with the time it’s been given. He isn’t.
"And that’s just a fact.”
Tartt's season-ending injury came in Week 9, and he played just seven total games last year.